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- noun archaeology An
upright stoneor slab
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The northwest corner of the central socle, of which the dancing girls only formed a kind of orthostat row.
Stone workers started to carve one of the few blocks that needed to be re-created for the stability of the ashlars of the cella wall, being the bottom section of the northwest corner orthostat (i.e. the lowest row of tall blocks standing upright).